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Netflix, Amazon drive UK digital spend past £1bn

Digital revenues from services like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Sky Store exceeded £1 billion (US$1.5 billion) for the first time last year, according to new research. The UK’s Entertainment Retailers Association claims that it is “almost certain” that video will become a majority-digital business in 2016, after digital video revenues grew by 30.3% year-on-year in […]

Netflix ‘to reach 100 million subs by 2018’

Netflix will pass the 100 million subscriber mark in 2018, with the UK due to be the SVOD service’s number one European market that year with 7.1 million subscribers, according to IHS. The research firm predicts that between now and 2019, Netflix subscriptions will grow by 22%, with ten million new subscribers to be added […]